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Re: run-with-timer does not display message

From: Joost Kremers
Subject: Re: run-with-timer does not display message
Date: 15 Jul 2014 14:34:54 GMT
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Matthias Pfeifer wrote:
> Hi there,
> this may be a dump question but i could not find a good reason why it
> should not work as expected...
> I try to write a message to the messages buffer at some time in the future
> via run-with-timer
> (run-with-timer 5 nil '(lambda () (message "hello")))
> however messge buffer does not get the message. Hints welcome...

messages in the message buffer dissappear as soon as the user interacts
with Emacs. Perhaps the message does appear but you press a key so
quickly that you don't see it.

Joost Kremers                                   address@hidden
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